Have you ever felt like a grasshopper? Your circumstances, your calling, your unction in your gut, feels much bigger than anything you can possibly fathom? I know I have. And over and over I keep feeling the Holy Spirit show me that these people I esteem and am often intimidated by, are just “people with platforms”.
My relationship with food has always been a focus. I remember going on my first diet at the tender age of 10 years old and the person who influenced me the most to do this was in my home. She was someone I looked up to and highly esteemed. I also remember being told I… Continue reading My Health & Fitness Journey (Thus Far)
Yesterday I went to the beach after work. This time no kids in tow and no meeting friends. Just me, a book, and a blanket. It was much needed downtime. I picked the perfect spot of shade and sun and sprawled out on my stomach. I noticed a few other book readers enjoying the experience… Continue reading Learning Me
This morning I went for a run. Not just any run. THE run. A few years ago I would run all the time. I trained for and ran a half marathon and it was pretty much the culmination of my “running career”. In that season it was typical for me to work all day, go… Continue reading Running the Distance
I’ve never been a runner. Never been athletic. 10-year-old Nicole struggled to complete a mile when attempting to run around the outside track located near her apartment complex. I think she made it to half a mile and had to walk. As an overweight child, I leaned more towards leisurely reading then working up a… Continue reading A Runner’s Heart